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Alabama Credit Union to Again Provide Free Admission to Charger Park Events, Volleyball Games – UAH Athletics

Alabama Credit Union to Again Provide Free Admission to Charger Park Events, Volleyball Games - UAH Athletics

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville Department of Athletics announced on Monday that thanks to a continued generous corporate commitment from Alabama Credit Union, admission to all UAH regular season events at Charger Park along with volleyball games at Kelly Court at Spragins Hall will be free for all spectators.
This is the second straight year UAH has partnered with ACU to provide free admission to all spectators for volleyball and at Charger Park.
The first opportunities for Charger fans to take advantage of this special offer for the 2022-23 academic year come this week as women’s soccer opens up the home slate on Thursday at Charger Park followed by the men’s soccer home-opener on Sunday.
Women’s soccer welcomes Trevecca Nazarene at 5 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the men’s game on Sunday against North Georgia at 2 p.m. at Charger Park. Volleyball’s first home action will also be the beginning of Gulf South Conference play on Sept. 16 against West Alabama at 6 p.m.
About Alabama Credit Union
Founded in 1956 by people who wanted a cooperative approach to banking, Alabama Credit Union remains a people-driven organization that exists to serve its members, support its employees and their families, and enhance the communities we serve.
We are part of the communities we serve; we work and live where our members work and live and take pride in being “real people who offer real help”. We are here to give our members a hand, make life easier, and share money know-how tips to achieve their goals. “Good enough” isn’t how we do things—at Alabama Credit Union we get it right. We offer everyday banking and “loans for real life” with rates and service that make our members smile. At Alabama Credit Union it is not just about the bottom line—we know that taking care of business means taking care of people.

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ESPN Events Invitational Bracket Revealed, Pirates To Face Memphis – Seton Hall University Athletics

ESPN Events Invitational Bracket Revealed, Pirates To Face Memphis - Seton Hall University Athletics

South Orange, N.J. — The 2022 ESPN Events Invitational bracket has been revealed and the Seton Hall men’s basketball team will take on Memphis at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24 at State Farm Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Fla.

The game will be televised on ESPN News and the Pirates will face either Oklahoma or Nebraska in their second game. On the other side of the bracket on Nov. 24, Florida State will face Siena at 11 a.m. followed by Ole Miss vs. Stanford at 1:30 p.m.

The Thanksgiving matchup marks the fifth all-time meeting between the Pirates and the Tigers. Seton Hall last played Memphis on Nov. 21, 2008 at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The Pirates’ lone win in the series was a 103-71 victory on Jan. 22, 1953 in Walsh Gymnasium. Three of the the four meetings have come on a neutral court.

Memphis is now added to what will be another challenging non-conference schedule for the Pirates under first-year head coach Shaheen Holloway. The Hall is set to face four NCAA Tournament teams from last season in Memphis, Iowa (Nov. 16, Prudential Center), Rutgers (Dec. 11, Jersey Mike’s Arena) and Kansas (Dec. 1, Allen Fieldhouse), the defending national champions.

Seton Hall is 15-6 in its last 20 early-season, multi-team event games, including championship runs at the 2014 Paradise Jam Tournament and the 2018 Wooden Legacy Tournament. The Pirates last competed at the ESPN Events Invitational in 2016-17.

The 2022 ESPN Events Invitational, a bracket-format tournament, will feature 12 games over the three days. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through a bracket-tournament format. The two teams that remain undefeated throughout will face off in a championship matchup Sunday, Nov. 27.

All games will air on the ESPN networks, including Sunday’s championship game on ESPN (1:30 p.m. ET).

Ticket information and travel packages will be announced later this summer. Fans can sign up on the event website for a pre-sale to guarantee first access and a $10 discount on all price levels. Travel packages, which include a discounted rate at the Gaylord Palms Resort as well as transportation to/from the arena, will soon be available via Anthony Travel. To learn more and sign up for notifications visit

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Paris 2024: World Athletics to introduce repechage round in all individual track events

Paris 2024: World Athletics to introduce repechage round in all individual track events

The World Athletics Council on Monday has said that theu will introduced a repechage round to all individual track events from 200m to 1500m in distance, including the hurdles events at the Paris Olympics.

“In the new repechage format, athletes who do not qualify by place in round one heats, will have a second chance to qualify for the semi-finals by participating in repechage heats,” the World Body said in a stament.

“The new rule will replace the former system of athletes advancing through fastest times in addition to the top placings in the first round heats.

“These events will now have four rounds – round one, repechage round, semi-finals and the final, with schedules varying according to the specific nature of the event.

“The new format means that every athlete competing in the events with a repechage round will have at least two races at the Olympic Games.”

World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said: “After consulting with our athletes and broadcasters, we believe this is an innovation which will make progression in these events more straightforward for athletes and will build anticipation for fans and broadcasters.

The repechage rounds will give more exposure to our sport during the peak Olympic period and will be carefully scheduled to ensure that every event on our Olympic programme retains its share of the spotlight.”

The World body also approved entry standards for the 10,000m, marathon, combined events and race walk at the World Athletics Championships Budapest, which will be held 19-27 August next year.

The entry standards are projected to provide 50% of the quota in each event and were determined by statistical analysis of recent years´ performance levels. The remaining quota in each event will qualify either through world rankings, finishing position at designated competitions or by wild card.

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World Athletics Championships 2022: When and where to watch athletics events live?

World Athletics Championships 2022

The 2022 World Athletics Championships will be the 18th edition of the World Athletics Championships and the US hosting the most prestigious event in the sport for the first time. The 10-day grand sporting event will host 2,000 athletes representing more than 200 nations, who will aim to give their best performance across 49 track and field disciplines and realize their lifelong dream.

Contestants from India in World Athletics Championships 2022: For India, Olympic javelin champion Neeraj Chopra will lead the country’s charge, heading a strong contingent that will include: Tajinderpal Singh Toor (Men’s Shot Put), Kamalpreet Kaur (Women’s Discus Throw), Priyanka Goswami (Women’s 20km Race Walk), Rahul Rohilla (Men’s 20km Race Walk), Sandeep Kumar (Men’s 20km Race Walk), Murali Sreeshankar (Men’s Long
Jump), Jeswin Aldrin (Men’s Long Jump), Abdulla Aboobacker (Men’s Triple Jump), Avinash Sable (Men’s 3000m Steeplechase), Praveen Chitravel (Men’s Triple Jump), Seema Punia (Women’s discus throw) along with a team for the men’s 4×400 relay and more.

When will the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 start?

The World Athletics Championships Oregon22 is scheduled from July 15 to July 24, 2022, in Eugene, Oregon, United States.

Where to watch the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 live?

The World Athletics Championships Oregon22, will be live telecast across SONY TEN 2 channels in India.

Where will the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 be live-streamed?

The World Athletics Championships Oregon22 will be livestreamed on SonyLIV.

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Singapore ‘committed’ to hosting sporting events despite unsuccessful 2025 World Athletics Championships bid: SportSG

Singapore 'committed' to hosting sporting events despite unsuccessful 2025 World Athletics Championships bid: SportSG

The event will return to the site of last year’s Olympic Games in the year that the Japanese Association of Athletics Federations (JAAF) celebrates its centenary.

“Singapore congratulates Tokyo for being awarded the host city for the World Athletics Championships for 2025. While the decision did not go Singapore’s way, we believe that through this bid process we have strengthened our relationship with World Athletics and demonstrated the potential for athletics in Southeast Asia,” said the SportSG spokesperson.

“We remain committed to bringing international sporting events to Singapore and will continue to pursue sporting events that are aligned to our strategic interests. We thank World Athletics for the opportunity to participate in this bid and wish them all the best for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 and beyond.”

World Athletics said in a press release that Singapore, Nairobi and Silesia were all deemed “strong enough and experienced enough to host the event”.

Tokyo, however, scored the highest of the four candidates in the bid evaluation across four areas.

In March, SportSG announced its bid to host the World Championships in 2025. If it had been successful, it would have been the first time the event was held in Southeast Asia.

Singapore previously hosted the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in 2010 and the Southeast Asian Games in 2015. In motorsport, it hosts a Formula 1 Grand Prix.

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Shericka Jackson’s feat makes the women’s sprint events a must watch at World Athletics Championships next month

Shericka Jackson’s feat makes the women’s sprint events a must watch at World Athletics Championships next month

For a while the worry for the world of athletics has been who will fill the void left by the great sprinter Usain Bolt. The World Championships in Oregon is next month and Yohan’s Blake’s return to form with a blistering 9.85 seconds, his best timing in a decade, could not have come at a better moment. In the 200 metres, the build up to the showdown between defending world champion Noah Lyles and the next big star Erriyon Knighton got even bigger when Lyles beat the 18-year-old to win the men’s 200m final at the US Athletics Championships.

Lyles showed why he is in the form of his life as he gained ground on the straight after Knighton was ahead coming out of the curve. While Blake and Lyles have been in focus, the women have gone about setting the track on fire ahead of the Worlds.

On Sunday at the Jamaican Championships in Kingston, Shericka Jackson (21.55 seconds) ran the third-fastest 200 metres in history to complete the sprint double and laid down the marker for her countrymates Elaine Thompson-Herah (22.05) and world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (22.14) who finished second and third respectively.

“Honestly, I didn’t expect to run this fast. I knew I was in good shape and when I spoke to the coach yesterday, he wanted a proper execution and the curve was one of the areas discussed. I think I did well on the curve, my coach told me to run the first 100m hard and do whatever I want afterwards. I am just grateful,” Jackson was quoted as saying by World Athletics website.

Jackson had also won her first Jamaican national in the 100 metres with a season best of 10.77 (0.9m/s).

Jackson is now only third behind Florence Griffith-Joyner’s (21.34) and Thompson-Herah’s (21.53) when it comes to the 200 metres.

If Jackson can keep this form going, and Fraser-Pryce runs both the sprint events it will be thrilling to watch the women’s 100 and 200 metres.

In fact, Thompson-Herah is gunning for Griffith-Joyner’s long-standing 100 metres world record of 10.49 seconds set in 1998. Thomson-Herah, the 100 metres and 200 metres champion of the Tokyo Olympics, in some people’s books should already be given the title of the fastest woman ever in the 100 metres. Her 10.54 achieved last year with a wind speed of (+0.9 metres per second) is more authentic than Griffith-Joyner’s, they say.

The reason has to do with the wind readings at the US trails back in 1988 when the current world record was set.

The controversial record has remained in the books though a malfunction in the wind gauge came to light later. Griffith Joyner’s world record set during the Quarterfinal 1 of the 1988 US Olympic trials, had a wind speed of zero. However, an IAAF (now World Athletics) study in 1995 found that the wind gauge had malfunctioned. Based on analysis of wind speeds during heats and qualifiers (tailwinds of at least 2.7 m/s and as high as five metres per second were recorded), the study concluded that when Quarterfinal 1 was being held the wind speed was actually +5.0m/s and not zero. The IAAF didn’t strike Griffith Joyner’s time off and till date it remains unbroken.

In a BBC interview from last year after she ran 10.54 seconds, Thompson-Herah said, “A few years ago I was asked whether I could break that record and I said it was not possible,” she said. “But for me to run 10.54 means it is within reach, therefore it means anything is possible.”

If Thompson-Herah breaks what has been considered an ‘evergreen record’ it will go down as one of the greatest feats in sport.

But don’t be surprised if Blake provides the added excitement in the men’s 100 metres.

“You have to believe in yourself,” said Blake. “I’m the second-fastest man in the history of the sport. The naysayers kept me going, whenever they say I won’t make it or I should give up, I use that to fuel me and push through,” Blake was quoted as saying by World Athletics.

Blake was also going through personal trauma because his father had suffered a stroke. He dedicated the win to his father.

“I just came out here to do this for him because I’ve been in disarray all week and just kept strong to win,” the 2011 world champion said.


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ENTRIES CLOSE THURSDAY: Key events at Dundee – CE, Masters, Steeplechase – Scottish Athletics

ENTRIES CLOSE THURSDAY: Key events at Dundee - CE, Masters, Steeplechase - Scottish Athletics

Tuesday 21st June 2022

Scottish Championships are back in full across our 4J Outdoor Season for 2022 as the sport bounces back from the global pandemic which limited some opportunities a year ago.

Next on the schedule is a busy weekend at the Regional Performance Centre in Dundee over July 9 and 10.

The championships that weekend will feature the 4J Combined Events Champs over both days as well as our 4J Masters (and Para Success) Champs on the Saturday as well as a Steeplechase Open, also on the Saturday.

Sunday will feature day two of the CE Champs as well as our 4J Masters 5000m Champs on the track.

Masters in track and field are 35+ on the day of the event while for our Steeplechase Open there are categories for U20s and Seniors as well as Masters.

The CE Champs are open for all age groups from U13 through to Seniors and Masters.

Please be aware the closing date for all of these events over the weekend of July 9 and 10 is at midnight next Thursday (23 June).

Combined Events action from Kilmarnock last year (photo by Bobby Gavin)

The weekend programme for Dundee is as follows (with entry links) . . .

Saturday 9 July:

CE Champs (and Sunday)

Enter online

Masters Champs (and Para Success events)

Enter online

Steeplechase Open (Masters, Senior and U20 age groups)

Enter online 


Sunday 10 July

CE Champs day two

Masters 5000m Champs

Enter online

Masters Champs were held at Kilmarnock last year (photo by Bobby Gavin)

Age Groups:

U13: Born 1 Sept 2009 – 31 Aug 2011
U15: Born 1 Sept 2007 – 31 Aug 2009
U17: Born 1 Sept 2005 – 31 Aug 2007
U20: Born 1 Jan 2003 – 31 Aug 2005
Senior: Born on or before 31 Dec 2002
Masters: 35 and over on day of competition

Waiting Lists:

*Athletes wishing to enter an event that has reached capacity can sign up to the waiting list online. You will be contacted if spaces become available.

*If you have entered an event and are withdrawing before entries close, please email soon as possible so that an athlete on the waiting list may be offered the opportunity to compete.


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Maines, Soto Capture All-America Honors, Lloyd Qualifies in Two Events – University of Tennessee Athletics

Maines, Soto Capture All-America Honors, Lloyd Qualifies in Two Events - University of Tennessee Athletics
EUGENE, Ore. – The women took center stage on night two of the NCAA Outdoor Championships, while the men finished the last five events of the decathlon Thursday at Hayward Field.
Latavia Maines captured All-America honors for the ninth time in her career – the fifth Division I All-America accolade – as she placed 12th in the women’s shot put, garnering second-team recognition. The senior’s best throw on the night sailed 16.96m (55-7.75).
In the decathlon, Yariel Soto placed 10th overall with 7,668 points. He earned Second Team All-America with his placement and has now picked up All-America honors indoors in the heptathlon and outdoors in the decathlon.
En route to his 10th-place finish, Soto set personal bests in the 110-meter hurdles at 15.28 seconds and in the 1,500m run at 4:27.48.
Sophomore Joella Lloyd put down a blistering 100-meter dash Thursday as she qualified for Saturday’s 100m final. The sprinter finished third in her heat at 11.08 seconds, setting a personal-best time. Her mark is also the second-fastest in Lady Vol history.
Lloyd returned to the track later in the evening to run in the semifinals of the women’s 200m, looking to qualify for the finals in a second event. The St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, native did just that as she placed second in her heat, running a personal best at 22.66 seconds.
Her time is the fourth-quickest in outdoor Lady Vol history.
Lloyd will run in the 100m final at 6:22 p.m. ET, followed by the 200m final at 7:07 p.m. on Saturday.  
Joella Lloyd – Women’s 100m – 11.08
Joella Lloyd – Women’s 200m – 22.66
Yariel Soto – Decathlon – Second Team
Latavia Maines – Women’s Shot Put – Second Team

Uchechi Nwogwugwu – Women’s 4x400mR – Honorable Mention 

Allison Rand – Women’s 4x400mR – Honorable Mention 

Kyla Robinson-Hubbard – Women’s 4x400mR – Honorable Mention 

Mia O’Neil – Women’s 4x400mR – Honorable Mention



Joella Lloyd – Women’s 100m – 11.08 – 2nd in Tennessee History


Joella Lloyd – Women’s 200m – 22.66 – 4th in Tennessee History


Yariel Soto – Decathlon 110mH – 15.28


Yariel Soto – Decathlon 1,500m – 4:27.48

Ross Watch 5



Incoming Tennessee Director of Track & Field Duane Ross had three female athletes qualify for finals on Thursday night. For the North Carolina A&T men and women, that is six athletes competing in individual event finals as well as the men’s 4×100-meter relay and 4×400-meter relay clinching spots in the finals.


Women’s 100mH – One athlete advancing to finals


Women’s 100m – One athlete advancing to finals


Women’s 200m – One athlete advancing to finals



The men return to action Friday as they wrap up the 2022 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The Vols begin the day at 9:02 p.m. ET with the finals of the 4x100m Relay. Jalen Tate will compete in the men’s triple jump at 9:20 p.m., while Favour Ashe closes out the night in the 100m dash at 9:52 p.m.


For the most up-to-date information on Tennessee track & field, follow @Vol_Track on Twitter and Instagram.

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Carolina Women Advance To Nationals in Five Events – University of South Carolina Athletics

Carolina Women Advance To Nationals in Five Events - University of South Carolina Athletics

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.—The Gamecock women punched tickets to the NCAA Championships in five events on Saturday at the Haugh Track & Field Complex to wrap up action at the NCAA East Regional.
“Today was an up and down day,” said head coach Curtis Frye. “Our expectations are so high that we’d like to get 100 percent advanced, and when you don’t get that done, it sends you to a low. But we got a higher percentage than what we expected when we left.”
Rachel Glenn was clean through the high jump, clearing the final bar of 1.84m/6-0.50. Glenn passed on the firs two height of competition and went on to clear the final three heights of competition without a miss.
Glenn advances to Eugene, Oregon, for the NCAA Outdoor Championships for the second time in her young career. Glenn won last year’s outdoor high jump title.
Destinee Rocker advanced to the NCAA Championships in the 100-meter hurdles. Rocker ran a time of 13.08 to finish second in her heat and earn an automatic bid to Nationals. Rocker’s advancement marks her second NCAA Championships’ qualification this year. She also made it to Indoor Nationals in March.
Makenzie Dunmore grabbed the final automatic qualifying spot in her heat of the 400 meters, finishing with a time of 51.90. Dunmore was the eighth-fastest qualifier in the quarter-Mile. Dunmore is set to return to Oregon, where she ran from 2017-19.
Both Gamecock women’s relays advanced to the NCAA Outdoor Championships. The women’s 4X100-meter relay team finished second in its heat to grab an automatic bid to Oregon and the women’s 4X400-meter relay team won its heat to move on to Nationals automatically.
Jayla Jamison took 13th overall in the 200 meters with a time of 23.02. She finished just .01 behind 12th place and .02 behind the last time qualifier.
Stephanie Davis and Aaliyah Pyatt’s individual seasons came to an end in the 400 meters. They finished 14thand 22nd, respectively.
All-in-all, Frye said the Gamecocks had a good week in Indiana.
“It was a phenomenal week,” Frye said. “We have a lot of bright spots in the future. None of our men are leaving due to graduation. All of them are back. We lose three women, but we’ve got the other 11 and we’re bringing in five more.”
The final tally of Gamecock entries at the NCAA Outdoor Championships is 11. The men have six entries while the women have five entries in Eugene.
Carolina track and field will be back in action in two weeks with the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Orego, to close out the collegiate season.
Women’s Individual Results
200 Meters – Quarterfinals
13. Jayla Jamison – 23.02
400 Meters – Quarterfinals
8. Makenzie Dunmore – 51.90Q
14. Stephanie Davis – 52.58
22. Aaliyah Pyatt – 53.47
100-Meter Hurdles – Quarterfinals
4. Destinee Rocker – 13.08Q
4X100-Meter Relay – Quarterfinals
4. Jamison, Dunmore, Frank, Frasier – 43.38Q
4X400-Meter Relay – Quarterfinals
4. Davis, Dunmore, Frank, Registre – 3:29.37Q
High Jump – First Round
T1. Rachel Glenn – 1.84m/6-0.50q

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T&F Concludes NCAA East Preliminaries With Four Saturday Events – University of Pennsylvania Athletics

T&F Concludes NCAA East Preliminaries With Four Saturday Events - University of Pennsylvania Athletics

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The University of Pennsylvania track and field team concluded the four-day 2022 NCAA Outdoor East Region Preliminaries on Saturday, as the women competed in four events.
The day started out in the high jump, as Claire Moreau and Addie Renner both competed in the first flight. The duo each cleared their first two heights including their best of 1.71m (5-7.25). Moreau finished 19th in the flight, while Renner finished 21st.
Victoria Agyin wrapped up the events for the Quakers on the infield, competing in the triple jump. In the fourth flight, her best attempt came on her third jump, landing at 12.32m (40-5) to take 35th overall.
Skyla Wilson qualified for the quarterfinals in the 100m hurdles on Thursday, competing again on Saturday night. Competing in the second heat, she finished fourth with a time of 13.51, narrowly missing a top three finish to qualify for Eugene.
The week wrapped up in the 4x400m relay, as the Quakers earned a sixth-place finish in the third heat with a time of 3:39.57. The squad took 16th overall, coming up under two seconds short of qualifying for national championships.
The Quakers will have two student-athletes continuing their seasons at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Oregon on Wednesday, June 8. Marc Minichello will compete in the javelin, while Mayyi Mahama will throw in the hammer.